While War Machine may not be able to compete in Bellator’s upcoming welterweight tournament due to an injury, he’s certainly been in worse situations than having to spend some time on the sidelines. read news >>
War Machine thought he’d done his time when he was released from jail in July 2011. He got back to training and even scored a win over Roger Huerta, but in February he was sent back to jail over a prior incident. read news >>
Monday will mark exactly one month since porn star Christy Mack was allegedly attacked -- and hospitalized -- by ex-boyfriend and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Koppenhaver, who legally changed his name to "War Machine" back in 2008. What a difference a couple of months makes. Unfortunately, every time a new photo of Mack finds its way online, supporters for the incarcerated "Machine" launch an offensive and call into question the injuries sustained back on Aug. 15, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev read news >>
- 18 days ago
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Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Koppenhaver -- aka "War Machine" -- appeared before a Las Vegas judge on Wednesday (Sept. 3, 2014) to answer for felony assault charges against ex-girlfriend and "Sin City" porn star Christy Mack last month in Nevada (full report here), and his lawyer claims the time served has begun to take its toll on "War Machine," who plead not guilty. read news >>
The search for War Machine, formerly known as John Koppenhaver, ended Friday afternoon at an Extended Stay America Hotel in Simi Valley, Calif. read news >>
War Machine’s time on the run from law enforcement authorities has reached its end. read news >>
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The drama continues as arrested former Bellator fighter War Machine tweets some accusations against his alleged victim and she denies them. Good morning! Here's something sordid and awful to have with your coffee. We posted Friday about War Machine's (latest) incident of being wanted by police in an alleged assault and Bellator's decision to dismiss him from the promotion. BE alumni Matt Roth asked Bellator officials why War Machine was cut this time, but not last year when Christy Mack made ass read news >>
In an unsurprising move, Bellator has released Jon Koppenhaver aka War Machine from his contract. The "new" Bellator wasted no time in cutting ties with War Machine in the wake of his latest set of legal woes. Just in case you missed the news over the last 90 minutes, Jon Koppenhaver (War Machine) is wanted as the prime suspect in a 3-person altercation at his Las Vegas home this morning that landed two people in the hospital, one of which was named "significant other." In light of this, Bellato read news >>
Fighting for the first time in 18 months felt a little strange for War Machine. The result felt pretty good, though. War Machine said getting back in the cage after a long layoff didn't necessarily have ring rust behind it, but there was something he wasn't expecting. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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With War Machine (formerly Jon Koppenhaver) apparently returning to jail in two weeks, Bellator has given Chris Lozano his slot in the promotion's season-six welterweight tournament, officials today announced.
Lozano now meets Karl Amoussou in the headliner of Bellator 63, which takes place March 30 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
The event's main card, which airs on MTV2, features the opening round of the eight-man tournament.
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- 3 years ago
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With a one-year jail sentence over, War Machine is ready to get back in the cage.
The former cast member of "The Ultimate Fighter 6" (known then as Jon
Koppenhaver) recently announced via Twitter that he'll return to action
on Oct. 15 against Gideon Ray at Chicago Cagefighting
The promotion has yet to make an official announcement.
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